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Kevlar

[kev-lahr]
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Trademark.
  1. a brand of aramid fiber.
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Kevlar

noun
  1. trademark a synthetic fibre, consisting of long-chain polyamides, having high tensile strength and temperate resistance
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Kevlar

registered trademark (DuPont) for a synthetic fiber developed there c.1965.

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